News tagged with centers for disease control and prevention

Fatal crashes fall among teen drivers

Programs that create some common-sense restrictions when young drivers get behind the wheel have helped cut the rate of deadly crashes by more than half. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at fatal ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Health
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US teen births decline: study

The US teen birth rate fell to the lowest level on record in 2009 but remains one of the highest in developed countries, a report released Tuesday said.

dateApr 05, 2011 in Health
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A salty way to safer shellfish

(PhysOrg.com) -- A spritz of lemon and a dash of hot sauce make oysters taste great -- but a bath of salt water might make them more safe to eat. A new report finds that exposing oysters raised in low-salinity water to a ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Health
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Annual report to the nation focuses on brain tumors

Lung cancer death rates in women have fallen for the first time in four decades, according to an annual report on the status of cancer published online March 31 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The drop comes ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Cancer
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US cancer death rates in decline, national report finds

A report from the nation's leading cancer organizations shows rates of death in the United States from all cancers for men and women continued to decline between 2003 and 2007. The findings come from the latest Annual Report ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Cancer
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